Adam Booth

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by BXNG101, Sep 3, 2020.

  1. BXNG101

    BXNG101 Member Full Member

    Jun 9, 2018
    What's everyone's opinion of him?

    I quote liked the guy if I'm honest. Thought he was knowledgeable about the game, spoke well, came up with good game plans for his fighters and he gets invested into his fighters career.

    That's what it looks like until you take a step back and realise he's fallen out with pretty much every high level boxer he's managed or coached due to what I think are always financial reasons.

    I've only just stumbled across the Neil Marsh incident about 6 months ago and it looks like Neil was exposing Adam for what he really is.

    So is he a snake or is he misunderstood?
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  2. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 25, 2012
    I think he's a bit of a conman to be honest. Dining out on David Hayes name.
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  3. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz Get outta my pub you slags!!! Full Member

    Sep 6, 2008
    Extremely picky on choosing who he trains I know that for sure
  4. Wig

    Wig Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 31, 2010
    Never met the guy, never likely to.
  5. Glenn McKrory

    Glenn McKrory New Member Full Member

    Jul 26, 2018
    He sounds like he knows his stuff, but he talks a load of nonsense. He talks exactly like David Haye when he's being interviewed, which may or may not be a coincidence.

    Wouldn't trust the fella, but he might be nice as pie in real life.
  6. GTFUP

    GTFUP Active Member Full Member

    Dec 12, 2015
    He suited Haye cos both were arrogant money orientated men who thought the world owes them one. Apart from that he seems fine....
  7. Safin

    Safin Active Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    I don't like it when Kugan Cassius interviews him - too much nonsense a lot of the time.

    However, I think he's a fairly interesting trainer to listen to. I'd rather listen to him than Kevin Barry, for example, who bores the tits off of me with his predictable chat. Adam Booth definitely comes across as a snake, though.

    Glenn, I would have agreed with you some years ago when David Haye was active. But I think David Haye has moved on from that annoying persona.

    Watch out for the slow blinking during the Ringside episode with him and Tyson Fury - back then David Haye was overly conscious of his persona to the point it became painfully obvious. He's far more natural now and I think he's decent to listen to. Much more so than most of the Sky w*nkers like Tony Bihloo.
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  8. DJN16

    DJN16 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 15, 2013
    Yeah you might be onto something with Haye. I never liked him as a fighter, personality wise. However I don't mind him now post career.
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  9. DavidJames

    DavidJames Active Member Full Member

    Mar 15, 2016
    I agree. Definitely a decent trainer but cherry-picking who he trains so almost anyone would have success with the boxers he takes on. And if not for haye he wouldnt be getting them.
    Comes across as clever enough but arrogant IMO
  10. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg @excelsioroptimum Full Member

    Apr 30, 2017

    Very good interview above. I train with Adam and he is definitely one of my favourite people in boxing. Incredibly knowledgeable, a quick brain with an eye for detail and on a personal level he is always willing to give you his time. The gym is full of young pro’s so I have to disagree with the cherry pick comments.
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  11. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

    Mar 12, 2018
    I enjoy his interviews with Kugan. One of the more interesting voices in British boxing.
  12. Wig

    Wig Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 31, 2010
    Heisenberg the only poster on this thread who’s opinion on this subject is worth a carrot.
  13. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    I like Booth and think he's a fantastic trainer who as mentioned above.... has got himself into the position where he picks and chooses who he wants to train.

    I think there is a lot of pissing about and acting put on when he gets interviewed with Kugan so wouldn't read too much into how he comes across there.

    In my opinion he's one of the best (if not arguably the best) trainer in the UK and always found him knowledgeable when he talks boxing.
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  14. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 16, 2013
    He is a good trainer, solid, but he isn't this mystical boxing guru some make him out to be.
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  15. high tower

    high tower Active Member Full Member

    Mar 27, 2008
    George groves not a fan. But then groves is a bitter lemon full of anger for some reason.